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James French, MD

95.4% Patient Satisfaction based on 1045 ratings

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About James French:

James H. French Jr., MD, FACS is the former Chief of Plastic Surgery at Fairfax Hospital and served on the clinical faculty at Georgetown University School of Medicine. 

An Arkansas native, Dr. French is a graduate of the Louisiana State University School of Medicine in New Orleans, where he also completed his residency training in general surgery. He received his plastic surgery training at Vanderbilt University and also completed a Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship at New York University.

Dr. French held a Presidential Appointment to the National Cancer Advisory Board. Past professional appointments include: Assistant Professor of Plastic Surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Co-Director of the Facial Rehabilitation Center at the Children’s Hospital in Baltimore and Chief of Plastic Surgery at the Baltimore City Hospitals, where he also served as Co-Director of the Regional Burn Center.

Dr. French has been named in Washingtonian Magazine's Top Doctors many times as one of the best plastic surgeons in Washington DC, and is also listed in The Best Doctors in America.

Dr. French is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is a member of many professional societies, including: American Medical Association, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Southeastern Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons, National Capital Society of Plastic Surgeons, Virginia Surgical Society and Fairfax County Medical Association.

Board Certification

American Board of Plastic Surgery

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5550 Friendship Blvd #130 Chevy Chase, MD 20815

3299 Woodburn Road #490 Annandale, VA 22003

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James French, MD Reviews (616)

Tummy Tuck

I love Dr French's kind and patient bedside manner, explained in detail how the procedure would go and what to expect afterwards. In addition the nurses we're excellent and very clearly gave me prep and post op directions.

Brow Lift

Excellent results from Dr. French and his gret staff.

Tummy Tuck

The service and expertise provided were always great. The staff has been very friendly and professional. All my questions and concerns were answered promptly. Dr. French is a great surgeon with a very friendly and professional demeanor.

Eyelid Surgery

everyone was knowledgeable and helpful. Had a very good explanation of the procedure for every step.

Breast Implant Removal

Dr. French and his team are amazing. I trust them completely and they did not disappoint. I am so happy with my experience and results.

Breast Lift

Dr. French and all of his staff were incredibly kind and helpful. Dr. French did an excellent job of explaining the procedure options thoroughly and giving honest feedback on what would give me the best result. Sherrie was also fantastic and answered any and all questions I had. I am beyond grateful that this practice was recommended to me!

Eyelid Surgery

Wonderful doctor and caring staff. Excellent results.

Eyelid Surgery

Results are excellent. Appearance is fresher and more youthful w/o looking like my face has changed dramatically. Dr. French"s staff are professional and attentive.

Tummy Tuck

Dr. French and his staff at both locations are amazing. They are on time, patient and review all details clearly. Dr. French is a miracle worker!

Face Lift

Dr. French is amazing, he's an accomplished surgeon but he is also a warm and healing presence. He sticks with you until he is happy and you are. Honestly, I was afraid for 20 years to do this, I have never felt more care for or take care of than by Dr. French.

Face Lift

Dr. French and his staff are truly amazing. Very highly qualified in their skills and wonderful in their bedside manners. Always feel comfortable getting questions answered and with the utmost professionalism.

Breast Reduction

From start to finish, the experience was excellent. The staff and especially Dr. French made me feel comfortable and valued.

Breast Augmentation

My result was not was I was looking for and after 2 revisions was still not corrected.

Breast Augmentation

Friendliness and professionalism of all staff members.

Tummy Tuck

I felt very comfortable with Dr. French and his bedside manner. I hope after COVID in late 2021 to be able to continue with the process of a tummy tuck.

Face Lift

Welcoming environment. Staff remember their patients. Dr. French was genuinely interested in how I viewed my surgery.


Staff is always warm and welcoming. Very professional.

Breast Lift

Dr. French and the CPS team are the best. Caring, professional, and invested. Would never go anywhere else.

Breast Augmentation

Dr. French and all of the staff were highly professional, informative and helpful. My procedure turned out amazing and exactly like I wanted.

Brow Lift

Staff was cordial, accommodating, helpful. Never has such a good experience as this.